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Speech On World Hunger

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Do you ever think about the millions of families and kids that suffer from not being able to have food? You should be very grateful if you have a family to provide food for you because not every kid does. Hunger is a term which has three meanings: •The uneasy or painful sensation caused by the want of food; craving appetite. Also, the exhausted condition caused by the want of food. •The want of scarcity of food in a country. •A strong desire or craving. World hunger refers to malnutrition or under nutrition. Under nutrition and malnutrition is when you’re not getting enough food that the body needs. World hunger comes with many global effects. It affects kids the most because they are still growing and developing. We can all stop world hunger if we work together by donating to charities and organizations that work to prevent world hunger. Chronic hunger, such as famine, is as devastating to families, communities and countries. Chronic hunger claims and affects many victims by famine each year. Women are more likely to be sick and have smaller babies that would die earlier, resulting in high levels of infant mortality. In areas where chronic hunger is a problem the communities are in a vicious cycle of malnutrition and death. Effects also include vulnerability to common illness, more than two million children die every year from dehydration caused by diarrhea. Malnourished children often lacks the strength to survive a severe case of diarrhea. This year 9
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